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ERIC Number: EJ1132340
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
Whatsapp for Educational Purposes for Female Students at College of Education--King Saud University
Aljaad, Nawal Hamad Mohmad
Education, v137 n3 p344-366 Spr 2017
This research aims at finding out the educational usages of "Whatsapp" by the Saudi female students who are involved in the College of Education at King Saud University. To achieve the goal of this study, the researcher uses a simple sample of (122) female students from the Education College of King Saud University, which is chosen randomly during the first term of the academic year 2015/2016.This sample, is required to respond to a questionnaire as a tool of the study. Results reveal the most important educational uses of "Whatsapp" for female students of King Saud University in developing curriculum, activating the role of student's clubs, and serving scientific research. In light of the results of the current study, the researcher recommends the necessity of developing advertisements using "Whatsapp" in the educational process. In addition, the researcher recommends training the female students on the best used skills of social media, blogs and networks, especially in developing the educational process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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